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Ft. Bidwell and the 1st US Cavalry

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~• This project conceived to better understand the various roles military men had during careers in and around Modoc County California during the last half of the 1800s. An attempt will be made to link GENi profiles to this project.

Veterans of Indian Wars who lived or died at Ft. Bidwell

Sources

  1. U.S., Registers of Deaths in the Regular Army, 1860-1889 icn_check.gif
  2. Native American issue : the Northern Paiutes, the Achumawi, the Modocs Author: Sara Gooch; Modoc County Museum.; Modoc County Historical Society.
  3. wikipedia accounts of the 1st Cav. and Ft. Bidwell (search on "Bidwell")
  4. https://www.legendsofamerica.com/ca-fortbidwell/
  5. U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914
  6. U.S. Returns from Regular Army Non-infantry Regiments, 1821-1916 ; M744 Roll 001-013 First Cavalry 1860-1866
  7. U.S. Returns from Regular Army Non-infantry Regiments, 1821-1916 ; M744 Roll 001-013 First Cavalry 1867-1876

Photos of the Bidwell area through the years

The full set
A few selections:

  1. Captain Thomas MacGregor at Ft. Bidwell
    1. http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/coll11/id/13...
  2. Chief Ochiho (1885)
    1. http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/coll11/id/23...
  3. Reuben Bernard U.S. Cavalry at Ft. Bidwell
    1. http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/coll11/id/13...
    2. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/rfbernard.htm
  4. Dr. George M. Kober (see also Kober's Store)
    1. http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/coll11/id/13...
    2. Kober's Store in 1908